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Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Silicon Valley Bias Suit Spurs Closer Look By Firms

Silicon Valley Bias Suit Spurs Closer Look By Firms

A sex discrimination trial that has put a spotlight on gender imbalance in Silicon Valley has prompted some... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Unemployment Rates in Bay Area Below State Average

Unemployment Rates in Bay Area Below State Average

Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, officials with the State of... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Tesla Updating Model S to Ease Range Anxiety

Tesla Updating Model S to Ease Range Anxiety

Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge... Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

The Federal Reserve made its first overtures on Wednesday that it is seeking to hike interest rates, but Fed Chair... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Mile IQ App Helps Drivers Track Mileage for Business Trips

Mile IQ App Helps Drivers Track Mileage for Business Trips

A new way to track your miles on the road. A San Francisco-based company developed an app for people who drive for... Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Din Tai Fung Coming to San Jose

Din Tai Fung Coming to San Jose

Popular Taiwanese dumpling house Din Tai Fung will open the first Northern California location in San Jose's Valley... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Blue Bottle Coffee to Open Silicon Valley Shop

Blue Bottle Coffee to Open Silicon Valley Shop

Blue Bottle Coffee makes its Peninsula debut in Palo Alto this week. Read »

Mar 17, 2015
Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns

Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns

McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
Bay Area Start-Ups Looking to Disrupt Online Car Sales

Bay Area Start-Ups Looking to Disrupt Online Car Sales

Several new Bay Area start-ups have the drive to disrupt the traditional model of buying and selling cars. Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
Uber Competitor Wants Self-Flying Rideshare Cars in Air

Uber Competitor Wants Self-Flying Rideshare Cars in Air

AeroMobil has created a prototype for a self-flying car and would like to put a taxi service in the air in the next... Read »

Mar 17, 2015
McDonald's Commercial Sparks Uproar in Petaluma

McDonald's Commercial Sparks Uproar in Petaluma

A new McDonald's commercial for its Egg White Delight McMuffin has some Petaluma residents up in arms. Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
It's Here: What Apple Watch Can Do, Will Cost

It's Here: What Apple Watch Can Do, Will Cost

Apple debuted what it called the "most advanced timepiece ever created" Monday, detailing a slate of new features... Watch »

Mar 9, 2015
Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target's CEO said Tuesday that the huge American retailer plans to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Nasdaq Closes Above 5,000 for First Time Since 2000

Nasdaq Closes Above 5,000 for First Time Since 2000

The Nasdaq closed above 5,000 on Monday, marking the first time in 15 years that the stock index hit that mark, NBC... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Uber Security Breach May Expose 50,000 Names and License Numbers

Uber Security Breach May Expose 50,000 Names and License Numbers

Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in... Read »

Feb 27, 2015
South Bay Passenger Frustrated Over $452 Uber Fare

South Bay Passenger Frustrated Over $452 Uber Fare

A South Bay man is asking ride-sharing service Uber to reduce his fare after he was charged $452 for a 30-minute... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
As One Local Magazine Folds, Another Launches

As One Local Magazine Folds, Another Launches

7x7 Magazine has announced the end of its print run, while pet websites Dogster and Catster make their newsstand... Read »

Feb 23, 2015
Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on... Read »

Feb 20, 2015

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